Political Science

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Why Political Science?

Graduates of the political science department have excelled in a variety of fields, including law, academe, public policy, government, journalism, campaign management and in elective offices. Political science graduates have had a profound impact on the domestic and international arenas, and are involved in a range of issues and movements, such as human rights both at home and abroad, political reform, legal reform and public policy advocacy.

Alumni Spotlight

'06 alumna Nyanga Tyitapeka, who studied Political Science and Management during her time at Emmanuel College, was recently interviewed by the BBC for a series on young entrepreneurs in Africa. Tyitapeka hopes to find success with her consulting business in Angola, a country which now boasts a booming economy and a growing regional and international diplomatic profile.